Live and Work on Campus

UFV Housing Operations and Residence Services are recruiting UFV student leaders to bring awesomeness to our campus housing community by promoting a positive co-curricular experience for students living on campus.

Working in Residence Life or Housing Operations is a great way to prepare for your professional career. Resident and Front Desk Assistants have the opportunity to gain leadership experience, to build personal and professional skills, and to play a significant role in enhancing the student experience.

Some of the benefits of working in Student Housing or Residence Life:

  • Convenience - You don't need to commute between school and work.
  • Flexibility - We understand your status as a student and the need to juggle coursework with work and personal commitments.
  • Professional development - Get experience and develop skills relevant to your studies and career goals.

Apply online before March 4, 2019.

Interested in applying? Check out the job descriptions below, or drop by our Recruitment Fair on February 14, 2019 from 11am to 3pm in the Library Rotunda, Abbotsford Campus.

Resident Assistants (RAs)

RAs are student leaders in the Baker House community. Each floor has two in-house RAs who are responsible for developing a space where all residents feel comfortable and safe. RAs are available for support, maintenance concerns, lockouts, and are trained to deal with any emergencies and conflicts that arise. RAs work closely with student associations and create various services and programs for residents. RAs are also responsible for discipline in the community and making sure that residents respect their community and each other.  This position requires skills in leadership, programming, administration, and engagement.

Front Desk Assistants (FDAs)

FDAs are student leaders who assist residents with operational and accommodation issues. Under Housing Operations, FDAs help maintain Baker House's facilities and provide administrative support to the Housing Coordinator. Customer service is an essential part of this position and prospective FDA applicants can expect a high level of interaction with residents. This position requires good interpersonal skills as well as a high level of organization.

Work Study Postions

Each year, Baker House has work study postions that are focussed on programming activities and events to help build community. Work study positions are posted on Career Link in early September and January.‌




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